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Crazy Train of Thought is a weekly show with raucous rants regarding video games, movies, and pop culture with a rotating multitude of misfits and miscreants. NOW ON VIDEO! Just search YouTube for The Idiot Savants.

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Crazy Train of Thought is a weekly show with raucous rants regarding video games, movies, and pop culture with a rotating multitude of misfits and miscreants. NOW ON VIDEO! Just search YouTube for The Idiot Savants.

    Wandavision: A Retrospective Dissection and Discussion

    Wandavision: A Retrospective Dissection and Discussion

    ALL ABOARD for another fantastic episode of Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! Podcast host Ryan Wolf is joined this week by MCU correspondent Madalyn and intrepid co-host Colin Freakin’ Giffy. We’re bringing you FULL SPOILERS and discussion of Wandavision! Checkalook at our topics and subscribe to Game Hype for our news segment!

    (00:07:42) Wandavision conversation begins

    (00:16:30) Colin not surprised by Agatha

    (00:21:08) We hate Fietro (fake Pietro)

    (00:27:20) Where did Wanda get her powers?

    (00:33:16) Darcy is still boring, according to Ryan

    (00:37:06) Do the people in the world of the MCU know about the events of the MCU?

    (00:39:37) Problems with New Vision

    (00:51:59) Monica Rambeau and the future of the MCU

    Thank you so much for listening and/or watching! Please let us know if you enjoyed this. We don’t say it enough, but your entertainment is the reason we do this.

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Covid Cancellations, Call of Duty Zombies Update, and Sea of Thieves Role-Players

    Covid Cancellations, Call of Duty Zombies Update, and Sea of Thieves Role-Players

    Episode 152

    ALL ABOARD for another fantastic episode of Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! Ryan Wolf is joined this week by Pokèmaster Troy Osborn, Colin Freakin’ Giffy, and Sam the Babbi, aka “Samsafrass.” We’re bringing you the best video game rants on the internet live from Twitch on Tuesday at 7 PM Eastern. Checkalook at our topics and subscribe to Game Hype for our news segment!

    (00:04:02) Naps, being late for work, and cruel jokes

    (00:10:08) Kicked in the nuts

    (00:16:11) Sam’s Covid story

    (00:24:31) Ryan plays Zombies

    (00:49:33) Sam plays Sea of Thieves with role-players

    (01:08:53) A short review of Godzilla vs King Kong

    Thank you so much for listening and/or watching! Please let us know if you enjoyed this. We don’t say it enough, but your entertainment is the reason we do this.

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    Intro Music: “Departure” by Dan Fur

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    • 1 hr 18 min
    Island Saver, VR Ping Pong, and Pavlov's Star Wars Zombie Mods

    Island Saver, VR Ping Pong, and Pavlov's Star Wars Zombie Mods

    Episode 151

    ALL ABOARD for another fantastic episode of Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! Ryan Wolf is joined this week by Pokèmaster Troy Osborn, Colin Freakin’ Giffy, and Sam the Babbi, aka “Samsafrass.” We’re bringing you the best video game rants on the internet live from Twitch on Tuesday at 7 PM Eastern. Checkalook at our topics and subscribe to Game Hype for our news segment!

    (00:04:24) Coffee, Coke, and popcorn

    (00:11:46) PSA for the audience

    (00:14:39) Troy plays Island Saver

    (00:27:00) Colin plays VR ping pong

    (00:49:02) VR Chat has a grapple map

    (00:54:28) Pavlov zombies mod is super cool

    Thank you so much for listening and/or watching! Please let us know if you enjoyed this. We don’t say it enough, but your entertainment is the reason we do this.

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    Intro Music: “Departure” by Dan Fur

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    https://spoti.fi/2lPPCzm

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Valheim and Card Collecting Addictions

    Valheim and Card Collecting Addictions

    ALL ABOARD for another fantastic episode of Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! Joining host Ryan Wolf this week are Pokèmaster Troy Osborn co-cohost Colin Freakin’ Giffy. We’re bringing you the best video game rants on the internet live from Twitch on Tuesday at 7 PM Eastern. Checkalook at our topics and subscribe to Game Hype for our news segment!

    (00:02:20) Colin checks in with Valheim
    (00:15:18) Hunting shit in Valheim
    (00:28:29) Ryan and Troy play the Outriders demo (full game coming to Game Pass at launch)
    (00:40:16) Class abilities in Outriders

    (00:47:04) Question from the chat: What games should you be playing on Switch?

    (00:48:44) Troy has a new addiction

    Thank you so much for listening! Please let us know if you enjoyed this. We don’t say it enough, but your entertainment is the reason we do this.

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    Intro Music: “Departure” by Dan Fur

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    • 1 hr
    You Should Play Phasmophobia

    You Should Play Phasmophobia

    Episode 149

    ALL ABOARD for another fantastic episode of Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! Joining host Ryan Wolf this week are Pokèmaster Troy Osborn, Philbo Swagginns, Philthy Phil, and Colin freakin’ Giffy. This is our very first episode filmed live on Twitch and you check out the video version in the show notes below. Due to listener feedback, we have decided to essentially split our show into two podcasts. So, for those of you interested in our curated selection of the best video game news normally found in the second half of the show should checkalook at the Game Hype podcast. Link to that below.

    (00:04:11) Troy plays Hades
    (00:10:00) Ryan plays Ni No Kuni
    (00:13:31) Horizon: Zero Dawn PS5 impressions
    (00:18:23) Phasmophobia: the kind of broken co-op psychological horror game you should be playing

    (00:41:51) A short conversation about indie games

    (00:44:42) Colin checks in with Minecraft

    Thank you so much for listening! Please let us know if you enjoyed this. We don’t say it enough, but your entertainment is the reason we do this.

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    Intro Music: “Departure” by Dan Fur

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    https://spoti.fi/2lPPCzm

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    • 55 min
    Idiot Royale 2020: Part 2

    Idiot Royale 2020: Part 2

    Episode 148ALL ABOARD for another fantastic episode of Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! We amass a full Savant crew to bring you impassioned arguments about the games that have most recently plunged into yesteryear. Using daggers, disputes, and displeasure, we cut the wheat from the chaff, trim the fat from the meat, slenderize and cauterize all in an effort to boil-down an official Savantworthy Game of the Year in Part 2 of Idiot Royale 2020! Welcome listeners!(00:02:36) Idiot Royale 2020 Part 1 recap(00:03:39) Top Games of the Year(00:05:14) Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2 (00:22:59) Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War (or CODBOCW)(00:33:14) Spider-Man: Miles Morales (00:40:14) Star Wars Squadrons (00:47:26) Pod Promo: Imperial Scrolls of Honor(00:48:54) Tetris Effect: Connected (00:57:58) Among Us(01:06:00) Call of Duty Warzone(01:12:33) Doom Eternal(01:23:18) Saints Row 3 Remaster(01:27:52) Top 10 list reveal(01:28:57) Animal Crossing: New Horizons(01:39:23) Super Mario 35(01:45:33) Twitch.tv/Kosmic provides Super Mario 35 footage(01:46:19) The Complex(01:54:59) Assassin’s Creed Valhalla(02:10:14) Demon’s Souls(02:14:38) Top 5 list reveal(02:16:12) Ghost of Tsushima(02:34:51) Cyberpunk 2077(03:03:41) Nexomon: Extinction(03:25:05) Top 2 games comparison(03:49:23) Top 5 ordered list and winner reveal
    Thank you so much for listening! Please let us know if you enjoyed this. We don’t say it enough, but your entertainment is the reason we do this.Free Stickers - Get yours today by leaving us an Apple Podcasts review!Website: https://www.theidiotsavants.co/Really Cool Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/theidiotsavants?ref_id=13241All social links: https://www.theidiotsavants.co/socialReview us HERE: https://apple.co/2nXHD4pIntro Music: “Departure” by Dan Furhttps://twitter.com/DanFurmusichttps://spoti.fi/2lPPCzmCrazy Train of Thought Featured Music:https://spoti.fi/32rEYhY

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    • 3 hr 52 min

Customer Reviews

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39 Ratings

39 Ratings

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High-Octane Game Poddery

It’s a perfect symphony of clever gamer discourse and f-bombs. Go Bills.

- Josh, Imperial Scrolls of Honor pod dude and avid bunk bed builder

Phil Gifford ,

Exceptional!

Such an exciting podcast to look forward to! The content is fresh and each member brings such a unique dynamic to the conversation. Content remains relevant and builds my own excitement to continue gaming and exploring new things!

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Awesome show!

Really enjoyed listening to this show today. The sound quality is great - especially for an indie show - and the conversation flows nicely. It really feels like you’re sitting around listening to some friends chat about some of your favorite topics!

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